Harvard Rest Haven is the only facility we found in Harvard, Nebraska. Sporting an overall score of A, this nursing home is among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in Nebraska. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.
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Harvard Rest Haven
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall score, this nursing home also received an excellent nursing rating, with an A. Our nursing score assesses a handful of datapoints, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its top-shelf profile, this nursing home also was awarded a superb long-term care score, with a grade of A. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility has received near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was short-term care, where this nursing home was given a B+. This completed a very favorable report card. Only a select few nursing homes received a B+ or higher in each of our categories. In computing our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is considered to be a useful assessment of a facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Harvard Rest Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Harvard Rest Haven, 6.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harvard Rest Haven, 4.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which had falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harvard Rest Haven, 3.53% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that have had a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harvard Rest Haven, 19.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harvard Rest Haven, 20.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harvard Rest Haven, 3.91% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harvard Rest Haven, 92.75% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harvard Rest Haven, 15.57% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harvard Rest Haven, 16.66% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harvard Rest Haven, 16.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Harvard Rest Haven, 10.43 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
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